Two Police Officers Stabbed, Offender Shot Dead In South Australia

During A High-Risk Incident, Two Police Officers Were Stabbed, And The Offender Shot Dead In South Australia

Two police officers were injured in a suspected stabbing, and the perpetrator was shot in a “high-risk” situation in rural South Australia on Wednesday, May 3.

The Incident

As per Skynews, police have confirmed that they attended a high-risk situation in Crystal Brook, a tiny village around 200 kilometers north of Adelaide.

When they arrived at an address late on Wednesday morning, two officers—one from Crystal Brook and the other from the neighboring town of Port Germein—were reportedly attacked by the resident.

According to Mark Carroll, the president of the Police Association of South Australia, the suspect was shot dead when the police fired back.

The wounded cops were taken to Royal Adelaide Hospital by paramedics after they were sent to the site. Carroll claimed that one of the cops who had been stabbed in the neck was in a “very bad way.”

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According to reports, the event happened at about 11.15 a.m. local time. At 11.28 a.m., a helicopter was seen landing nearby the scene.

The Aftermath

Carroll stated that there would be an investigation into how the events occurred, but that it also pointed out the perils of being a police.

Police Commissioner Grant Stevens has briefed South Australian Premier Peter Malinauskas about the event, and he has already released a statement to Twitter.

His message was, “My thoughts are with the two injured officers and their families.

He further expressed his immense gratitude to the police department for putting their lives on the line everyday to keep the public safe.

 

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